Shaquille Walker
Mid Distance 0
Richmond Hill, 
Last School
Richmond Hill High School
Roster Years
2012 | 2015-2016


  • Born in Blue Island, Illinois
  • Parents are Gemimi Walker and Brenda Mallett-Walker
  • Has a twin brother
  • Enjoys playing the guitar
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England

Before BYU

  • Sixth-fastest 800m all-time in Georgia
  • Four-time all-state
  • Two-time state champion in the 800m


Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
1:44.99 800 meters 2016 Sun Angel Classic
1:17.32 600 meters 2015 New Mexico Indoor Classic
46.00 400 meters 2015 Robison Invitational







Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2012

  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
Sophmore Year 2015


  • Undefeated through indoor season until NCAA Championships
  • Ran the fastest 800-meter indoor time (1:47.44) in school history at the University of Washington Indoor Invitational
  • Ranked 10th in the 600 and 800 meters coming into the NCAA Indoor Championships


  • Fifth place in 800m at NCAA Championships, garnering first-team All-America honors
  • Anchored fifth-place 4x400m at NCAA Championships, garnering first-team All-America honors
  • Gold medalist recipient at 2015 World University Games in 800m as member of Team USA
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Set new school record in the 800 meters (1:45.78)
  • Best 800 time in the nation at the time he recorded it, ranked second heading into NCAA preliminaries
  • Ran a 46.00 400 meters at the Robison Invitational—good for fifth all time in school history
  • Anchored BYU's sprint medley relay team that had the second-best time in the nation (3:14.74)
  • Anchored BYU's best 4x400m time (3:03.82)
Junior Year 2016


  • Earned All-America First Team honors by taking third in the 800m (1:47.50) at the 2016 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
  • Broke his own BYU indoor school record for the 800 meters (1:46.97) at the Washington Invitational
  • Took third overall in the 800  meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a time of 1:47.50.
  • Named to the USTFCCCA All-America First-Team
  • Named 2015-16 Male Athlete of the Year at annual Y Awards


  • Earned All-America First Team honors by taking third in the 800m (1:45.17) at the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year